confessions of a design geek
confessions of a design geek is an award-winning blog established in 2010 by Katie Treggiden to discover, champion and inspire new designers. Katie also writes for Dezeen, Design Milk, We Heart, Telegraph, LivingEtc and Ideal Home.
Posts tagged "Zaha Hadid"
out and about :: design exquis

out and about :: design exquis

I saw Design Exquis for the first time at Clerkenwell Design Week and was fascinated by the process, and by the insight it gave into the way designers’ minds word. So I was honoured to be asked to join the judging panel for the student competition of its next incarnation at the Roca Gallery, an...
maggie's :: fife

maggie’s :: fife

An imposing, black, spiky building is not what you expect when you think of a cancer caring centre – and so Maggie’s Fife has always fascinated me. It was Zaha Hadid’s first building in the UK and it is possibly the most striking of the Maggie’s centres. Dr John Wilson, Consultant Physician at Fife Acute...
out and about :: vitra campus

out and about :: vitra campus

Back in June, Vitra very kindly invited me to Art Basel, Design Miami / Basel and most excitingly of all to the Vitra Campus summer party. The Vitra Campus is an architecture geek’s playground. With buildings designed by Frank Gehry, Jean Prouvé and Zaha Hadid sitting just metres from each other, I was like a child...
out and about :: bastard bread

out and about :: bastard bread

Vitra very kindly invited me to their annual Vitra Campus party in Weil am Rhein, Germany a few weeks ago, which coincides with Art Basel in neighbouring Switzerland. All the action takes place in a complicated little corner where France, Germany and Switzerland meet. Driving around you suddenly find you’re in a different country – something very strange...
interview :: max fraser, the joy of living

interview :: max fraser, the joy of living

Max Fraser, editor of the London Design Guide (a book which rarely leaves my handbag), has been working on a rather special project. Joy of Living finally sees the light of day on March 15th at Somerset House.